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Micheal C. Salem, Attorney at Law
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™
A-V® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.
Micheal Salem's Bio
First Amendment Law; Constitutional Law; Civil Rights; Indian Law; General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in State and Federal Courts; Personal Injury; Product Safety; Probate; Criminal Law.
Admitted to practice
¤ Supreme Court of the United States
¤ Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma
¤ United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
¤ United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
¤ United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
¤ United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
¤ United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
¤ United States District Court for the Eastern District of
¤ Tribal Court of Indian Offenses, Anadarko Area Office
¤ Supreme Court of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Micheal C. Salem
Born June, 1949; First admitted to the bar, July, 1975, Oklahoma.
¤ Preparatory Education: University of Oklahoma (B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1971; M. Public Administration, 1975); Legal Education, University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D., 1975).
¤ Recipient: Solo Practitioner of the Year Award, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section, American Bar Association, 2001-2002.
¤ Recipient: Oklahoma Courageous Advocacy Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 1984; Golden Gavel Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 1998; Golden Quill Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2010).
¤ Order of the Coif, Honorary Member, University of Oklahoma School of Law Chapter, 2012.
¤ Recipient: Angie Debo Civil Liberties Award, American Civil Liberties Union, Oklahoma, 1983; Angie Debo Civil Liberties Award, American Civil Liberties Union, Oklahoma, 1996; Meritorious Volunteer Service Award, American Civil Liberties Union, Oklahoma, 1982.
¤ Nominee, Community Interest Award, The Law and You Foundation, 1994.
¤ Member, Judicial Conference of the Tenth Circuit of the
¤ Member: Cleveland County Bar Association (President, 1988-1989; Editor, Cleveland County Bar Flyer Newsletter, 1987-1991); Oklahoma Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates, 1988-2012; Committee Member, Client Security Fund Committee, 1989-2013 (Chair, 1996, 1999-2000, 2006-2013; Vice-Chair, 1997, 2004, 2005); Committee Member, Legal Ethics Advisory Panel, 2006-12); Tenth Circuit Historical Society (Life Member); Sustaining Fellow, Oklahoma Bar Association Foundation.
¤ Listed in: Fifth and Ninth Edition, Marquis, "Who's Who in American Law."
Publications and Speaking
¤ (Article) “Guns and Robes: Uncovering a Second Amendment Right in the Supreme Court,” 81 Okla. Bar Journal 107 (January 16, 2010).
¤ (Article) “Plausible Pleadings: New Trends in Federal Pleading Requirements,” 81 Okla. Bar Journal 906 (April 10, 2010) (Awarded Golden Quill Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2010).
¤ Symposium speaker and panel participant, “Signs of the Times: The First Amendment and Religious Symbolism,” 63 Okla. L. Rev. 67 (2010).
¤ Numerous speaking and lecture programs for topics involving First Amendment and Constitutional Law at Continuing Legal Education programs.